February 16, 2020 • Safety Culture• Safety Tips• Training • There’s no doubt that good job training early on is the foundation of any employee’s success. But what’s the value of ongoing training for employees who have been with your company through highs, lows, and everything in between?
January 22, 2020 • Safety Culture• Safety Tips• Training • It’s no secret: an engaged workplace is a safe workplace. Gallup research found that companies with a high level of employee participation saw significantly fewer accidents. Specifically, those in the top 25% of engagement saw up to 70% fewer accidents than organizations in the bottom 25%. No company wants to find themselves facing an injury […]
January 12, 2020 • Safety• Safety Culture • New Year’s resolutions aren’t just about getting fit and eating right. They can also provide valuable opportunities to improve safety in the workplace. Every year, more than 2.8 million injuries occur in the workplace. And while that number seems to be on the decline, thanks largely in part to ongoing changes and advancements in safety […]
January 9, 2020 • Safety Culture• Safety Tips • Every year, companies in the U.S. shell out more than $62 billion for work-related injuries — a sum that is greater than 91 countries’ entire gross domestic product. What’s more, these costs only take into account the injuries that cause workers to miss six or more days from work, meaning the true cost of workplace […]
November 20, 2019 • Safety Culture• Safety Tips • The Washington Nationals won the 2019 World Series in historic fashion. It was the first time in the history of all sports with seven-game series, that the “road team” won every game. That’s never happened before. It made for an exciting series, in which the visiting team overcame hostile environments in stadiums where few people […]
November 6, 2019 • We all agree worker safety is an important function of business. However, many safety programs rely on assumptions made by leadership, because they don’t have access to the necessary information to make informed decisions. This information comes from the front lines, not the boardroom. There is great opportunity to improve safety processes and make necessary […]
October 30, 2019 • Forget about ghosts, witches or zombies. There are some real life vampires that can hide in a company’s closet, and slowly suck the life out of a safety culture. Keep your eye out for these scary safety ghouls and goblins. 1. Systematic Desensitization This can occur when people hear a message over and over again…and […]
October 30, 2019 • In his 2005 book Jump In, Mark Burnett wrote, “Nothing will ever be perfect, and nothing can be totally planned.” Burnett became a pioneer in television by creating reality TV shows such as Survivor, The Apprentice, Shark Tank, and many others. He broadcast a mixture of people, unique environments, and random situations which created an […]